Julian Casablancas plots solo tour

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Julian Casablancas, frontman of New York rockers The Strokes, The Strokes, has revealed plans for an East Coast solo tour this winter. Casablancas will play Boston’s Paradise Rock Club on Friday, January 8. Tickets for the show are $20 and currently on sale through Ticketmaster.

The tour follows the release of Casablancas’ first solo album, Phrazes for the Young, which was released on November 3. The album, which was produced by Jason Lader with additional production from Bright Eyes/Monster of Folk’s Mike Mogis, debuted at #35 on the Billboard 200 and #19 on the UK charts. Phrazes for the Young is currently streaming in full on Casablancas’ MySpace.

To celebrate the release, Casablancas played a series of soldout shows in Los Angeles earlier this month.

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